Pulse Secure Recognized as a Market Leader in Network Access Control
Pulse Secure, the leading provider of software-defined Secure Access solutions, has been recognized as a technology leader and among the top three performers for technical excellence in 2020 Network Access Control (NAC) market report by Quadrant Knowledge Solutions.
The “SPARKS Matrix™: Network Access Control (NAC), 2020” report, by research firm Quadrant Knowledge Solutions, determined that the NAC market is expected to grow by 17.2% CAGR from a market size of $1.580 billion in 2019 to $4.07 billion by 2025.
The Strategic Performance Assessment and Ranking (SPARKS) Matrix report cites Pulse Secure as offering a flexible and scalable enterprise-grade NAC solution to support the requirement of large enterprises with “an easy path to NAC with wizard-based configurations to start with rich endpoint discovery, profiling, inventory and guest management features, and then extend functionality for granular user and endpoint compliance enforcement, automated threat response, and scaled management.”
Pulse Policy Secure, as part of the Pulse Access Suite, offers enterprises operational advantages from common unified Client, policy engine and system management which results in more rapid deployment, integrated visibility and consistent access control policy for data center and cloud.
According to the report, NAC is an approach in network security to manage and control access of endpoint devices and users to corporate networks based on an organization’s security policies. Organizations access policies can be based on endpoint configuration, authentication, and/or user’s identity. NAC is increasingly becoming mature and accepted as a key technology to improve an organization’s overall security defenses. Both large and mid-sized organizations are looking at full-scale deployments and extending NAC security to a greater number of devices and endpoints.